compressor
23.02.2017 by ricardo

A compressor is a technical device, more precisely it is a compressor for gases. You fill up your compressed air cylinder with it while diving. Because your diving tank ...

compass for scuba diving
23.02.2017 by ricardo

A compass serves to determine the cardinal points and therefore the orientation. In navigation nowadays, GPS systems are mostly used and a compass is only an emergency option ...

23.02.2017 by ricardo

When diving, the tubes used are essential for survival. Without a free tube on the regulator you cannot breathe under water. Your pressure gauge also only works if ...

hydrostatic pressure diving
22.02.2017 by ricardo

Hydrostatic Pressure is the ambient pressure of a liquid. When diving, this is then the pressure which exists under water. This pressure differs depending on the diving depth. ...

hub-jacket
22.02.2017 by ricardo

HUB-Jacket is an abbreviation for Human Underwater Breathing Jacket. For diving this designates a special form of the buoyancy compensation jacket. Because in this jacket the tubes of ...

henrys law
22.02.2017 by ricardo

Henry’s Law is a law of physics which deals with the dissolution of gases in liquids. Concretely it says the following: At a constant temperature, the dissolved quantity ...

scuba diving gloves
22.02.2017 by ricardo

During a dive in open water, you should always wear gloves. Thereby those serve as protection against cold in cold bodies of water. But also in warm bodies ...

semi dry wetsuit
22.02.2017 by ricardo

A Semi-Dry Wetsuit differs, as the name says, from a wet suit because of its reduced water permeability. By means of special cuffs, the suit is almost impermeable. ...

underwater world scuba diving
22.02.2017 by ricardo

Environmental protection is particularly important for diving, so that the fascinating underwater world is not damaged. Divers are only visitors under water and should therefore never interfere with ...

22.02.2017 by ricardo

Depending on the ambient pressure, gases are released to a different degree from the breathing air into the human body. The proportion of these gases in the body ...

separate systems scuba diving
22.02.2017 by ricardo

Separate systems are an important safety measure when diving. These are not prescribed by diving associations, however they are increasingly recommended. What exactly are separate systems? Thereby you have two completely ...

divers with diving masks showing ok sign
22.02.2017 by ricardo

Since humans cannot breathe under water, they must take their breathing air with them when diving below the surface of water. For short stays and diving just below ...

scuba diving equalization using Valsalva or Toynbee method
21.02.2017 by ricardo

In order to avoid a barotrauma by means of pressure compensation, you can use the so-called Frenzel method.  This is a method to carry out the active pressure compensation ...

confined open water
21.02.2017 by ricardo

Open Water is all naturally or artificially created bodies of water which do not have any clear limits. Hence, it is contrary to a swimming pool. Moreover, these bodies ...

flying and diving
21.02.2017 by ricardo

The most popular diving spots can often only be reached by plane. Thereby, a plane often reaches a flying altitude of ca. 5,000 metres even for short-haul flights. ...